Regiment: The Prince of Wales Own (West Yorkshire) Regiment 10th Battalion (Yorkshire Hussars)

The Regiment raised 35 Battalions and was awarded 57 Battle Honours and 4 Victoria Crosses, losing 12,700 men during the course of the war.

10th (Service) Battalion
03.09.1914 Formed at York and then moved to Wareham as part of the 50th Brigade of the 17th Division.
May 1915 Moved to Romsey.
14.07.1915 Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne and engaged in various actions on the Western Front including;
1915
Holding the front lines in southern area of Ypres salient.
1916
The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Delville Wood.
1917
The First Battle of the Scarpe, The Second Battle of the Scarpe, The Capture of Roeux, The First Battle of Passchendaele, The Second Battle of Passchendaele.
1918
The Battle of St Quentin, The Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of Amiens, The Battle of Albert, The Battle of Bapaume, The Battle of Havrincourt, The Battle of Epehy, The Battle of Cambrai 1918, The pursuit to the Selle, The Battle of the Selle, The Battle of the Sambre.
11.11.1918 Ended the war at Fontaine S.W. of Maubeuge, France.

Last Name
Address
Narrative
, COTTINGHAM, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
30/03/1918
       
Aged
34
BORN YORK 1884. SON OF THE LATE REBECCA PENROSE (1847-1912) & MARK BARAM (1847-1888), YORK. A WAGGONER. HE LIVED WITH HIS BROTHER, CHARLES, ON HARLAND RISE FARM, COTTINGHAM. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 10/09/1915. PROMOTED TO LANCE SERGEANT. HE SERVED WITH THE 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HE DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 30/03/ […]
MILTON HOUSE, WILLERBY, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
21
BORN WILLERBY 1895. SON OF SAMUEL & CHARLOTTE ELLEN BINNINGTON, MILTON HOUSE, WILLERBY. REPORTED AS FROM SWANLAND IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL 01/0619/17. HIS NAME IS INSCRIBED ON THE KIRKELLA WAR MEMORIAL AT ST ANDREWS' CHURCH. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, SOMME, FRANCE.
61, Waterloo Street, Hull
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
37
Born Barton Upon Humber, 1879. Son of John and Margery Ellen Burgess. Worked as a Boot repairer and boarded at 61, Waterloo Street, Hull (1911 Census). He enlisted in Hull. Served with the 10th West Yorkshires. Died on the first day of the Somme Battle, 1st July 1916, aged 37. His army effects were left to his elder brother, John. Na […]
15 WITHERNSEA STREET, HULL.
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
23
BORN HULL 1892. SON OF PETER CANNELL AND MARY ANN (KNOWN AS POLLY) PENROSE, WHO WERE BOTH BORN IN HULL. THE FAMILY LIVED AT 15 WITHERNSEA STREET, HULL. THEY LATER MOVED TO BRADFORD AND LIVED AT 8 LITTLE CROSS STREET, BRADFORD AND 10B MYRTLE STREET, LEEDS ROAD, BRADFORD. PTE, PETER CANNELL, 15679, 10TH WYR, WAS KILLED ON THE 1ST JULY 1 […]
41 , WOODHOUSE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
11/02/1917
       
Aged
44
BORN HULL 1873. SON OF JAMES CRASHLEY (1843-1916) & ELIZA ANN CRASHLEY (1846-1911), OF 41 WOODHOUSE STREET, HULL. A COAL TRIMMER. HE MARRIED MARTHA ARSTAL (1869-1950), ON 11/11/1895. HE ENLISTED IN HULL AS PRIVATE, 20027 EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. TRANSFERRED TO THE 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. HE DIED OF WOUNDS, ON 11/02/1917, AGED 4 […]
10 , WASHINGTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
28/03/1918
       
Aged
26
BORN LEEDS 1892. ONLY SON OF JOE WILLIAM CRAVEN (1855-1923) AND FRANCES MASON (1861-1954), AT THIS CWGC ADDRESS. WORKED AS A SHIPPING CLERK, IN GOOLE. HE ENLISTED IN HULL, AS 114596 ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS. TRANSFERRED, AS PRIVATE, 20689, 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 28/03/1918, AT CAMBRAI. UNMARRIED. HIS ARMY EFFE […]
, SPYVEE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
32
BORN KNOTTINGLEY, YORKSHIRE 1884.SON OF THE LATE HENRY & MARY DIXON, HULL. ENLISTED HULL. DIED ON 01/07/1916, AT FRICOURT, AGED 32. HIS NAME WAS RECORDED ON THE SPYVEE STREET MEMORIAL. The official battalion war diary for this day records losses as 750 soldiers and 27 officers, killed, missing and wounded. At dawn on 1st July the 10th […]
4, ADA'S AVENUE, ENA STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
16/02/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN BOSTON, LINCS 1895. SON OF HARRY & EMILY LOUISE FEATHERSTONE, OF 4, ADA'S AVENUE, ENA STREET, HULL. A FISH PORTER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 16/02/1917, AGED 21. HIS NAME IS LISTED ON ST MATTHEWS CHURCH ROH, BOULEVARD. HIS PHOTOGRAPH APPEARED IN THE HULL DAILY MAIL […]
330, HOLDERNESS ROAD, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
14/04/1917
       
Aged
27
BORN HULL 1890. SON OF ARTHUR & HARRIET ANN FOSTER, AT 330, HOLDERNESS ROAD, HULL. SON OF A TIMBER MERCHANT. HE WORKED AS A TIMBER BROKER. HE MARRIED FLORENCE DIXON IN 1912 AND SHE LIVED AT DROME VILLA, HOWDEN, YORKSHIRE AND CARLAM HILL, WARNE (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 10TH PRINCE OF WALES OWN (WEST […]
54 , EDGAR STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/04/1917
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1891. SON OF TOM ANDRW GILBERT & ANNIE GILBERT, OF 15 SARAH ANNS TERRACE., WALKER STREET, HULL (1901 CENSUS) AND 1 HARRIETS PLACE, WAVERLEY STREET, HULL. SON OF A DOCK LABOURER. PREVIOUSLY HE WORKED AS A BLACKSMITH AT MESSRS CD HOLMES, HULL AND THE BRITISH GAS LIGHT COMPANY, HULL. HE MARRIED EVA CROWE (1894-1969), AT ST JAM […]
5 ALEXANDRA AVENUE, BRIDLINGTON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
26
BORN HULL 1891 ELDEST SON OF THOMAS YOUNG GILDER (1861-1897) & EMMA JANE ATKINSON, OF 164 WATERLOO STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS) AND THIS CWGC ADDRESS. SECOND OF SIX CHILDREN. A GENERAL LABOURER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. ARRIVED IN FRANCE, ON 13/07/1915. SERVED AS CORPORAL, 11026, 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED AT FRICOURT, ON THE FIR […]
13 , FREEHOLD STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, United Kingdom
       
       
Died on
05/05/1916
       
Aged
21
BORN CARDIFF 1887. ENLISTED HULL 26/8/16. SON OF H & M GREY - 13 FREEHOLD STREET, HULL.HIS WIFE MRS M GREY LIVED, 21 QUEENSGATE STREET. BEFORE THE WAR REGINALD WORKED FOR THE WILSON LINE. HE PROCEEDED TO THE FRONT ON 10TH JULY 1915. HE HAD JUST RETURNED FROM HOME LEAVE, FIVE WEEKS BEFORE HE WAS KILLED. HIS COMMANDING OFFICER DESCRIBE […]
17, Thomas Terrace, Barnsley Street, Hull
       
Died on
13/10/1918
       
Aged
28
Born Hull, 1889. Son of Thomas Edward Grindell (1859-1921) and Clarinda (1861-1891) of 17, Thomas Terrace, Barnsley Street, Hull (War Pension address). He resided and enlisted in Selby, Yorkshire. He lost his mother when he was only 2 years old. He had one sister. He served with the 10th Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire) Regiment. […]
3 ALFRED TERRACE, VAUXHALL GROVE, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
24
BORN HULL 1892. SON OF THOMAS AND ELIZABETH HARRISON, OF 3 ALFRED TERRACE, VAUXHALL GROVE, HULL. HIS WIDOW, ELIZABETH, LIVED AT THE SAME WAR PENSION ADDRESS. HE ENLISTED IN LONDON. SERVED WITH THE 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION OF THE FIRST DAY OF THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME, AGED 24. BURIED AT FRICOURT MILITARY CEMETERY. . T […]
27 , KENT STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/04/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN HULL 1896. SON OF HARRY & ELLEN JARRETT. EX RECKITTS STOREMAN. JOINED FACTORY ON 06/12/09. HE WAS A WELL KNOWN FOOTBALLER, HAVING PLAYED FOR RECKITT'S AND HULL CITY RESERVES. HE ENLISTED ON 16TH FEBRUARY 1916, AT THE AGE OF 21. SERVED WITH THE 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 23/04/1917. AGED 22. HE IS COMME […]
100 , CLARENDON STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
02/11/1916
       
Aged
19
BORN YORK 1897. ONLY SON OF FREDERICK MENNELL (1863-1930) & SARAH ELIZABETH ESHELBY (1863-1927), OF 100 , CLARENDON STREET, HULL (1911 CENSUS). SON OF A FOREMAN FITTER AT THE RAILWAY ENGINEER DEPARTMENT. HE HAD ONE SISTER, EDITH. HE WAS A HULL TECHNICAL COLLEGE STUDENT. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. SERVED WITH THE 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIME […]
5, Marvel Street, Drypool, Hull
       
Died on
28/02/1920
       
Aged
25
Born Hull, 1895. Son of Thomas Miller and Maria Coupland (1875-1938), of 5, Marvel Street, Drypool, Hull (War Pension address). A Dock Labourer. Enlisted on 06/09/1914. Served as Private, 13385, 10th West Yorkshire Regiment. Discharged on 05/06/1915. Awarded the Silver Badge (No: B114982). Died on 28/02/1920, aged 25. Buried Hull Hedon […]
, SOUTH KILLINGHOLME, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
23/04/1917
       
Aged
22
BORN BARTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, 1895. A PRINTER'S APPRENTICE (1911 CENSUS). THE FIFTH OF SIX CHILDREN. ENLISTED HULL. FORMERLY, PRIVATE, 1394, EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. SERVED IN THE 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 23/04/1917, AGED 22. COMMEMORATED ON THE ARRAS MEMORIAL, FRANCE. SON OF WALTER & JANE NEWBOWN WHO EMIGRATED […]
15 Belvue Avenue, North Lane, Roundhay, Leeds
       
Died on
30/10/1916
       
Aged
21
Born Roundhay, Leeds, 1895. Son of Robert Wrigley Nichols and Emily Nicholls, of 15 Belvue Avenue, North Lane, Roundhay, Leeds. Worked at Leeds City, E L Works (1911 Census). He enlisted at Hull. Served with the 10th West Yorkshire Regiment. Killed in action, on 30/10/1916, aged 21 His army effects were left to his mother, Hannah. His […]
4, AURORA STREET, GREAT UNION STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK
       
       
Died on
01/07/1916
       
Aged
40
BORN HULL 1876. SON OF ALICE NORMAN, OF 4, AURORA STREET, GREAT UNION STREET, HULL (WAR PENSION ADDRESS). HIS WIFE REBECCA & FIVE CHILDREN, LIVED AT, 5, AVON DALE, RUSTENBERG STREET, HULL. HE WAS A JOINER AND CARPENTER. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. HE SERVED WITH THE 10TH WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT. KILLED IN ACTION, ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE B […]